What's on inManchester


Welcome to Manchester

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Manchester - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Manchester to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Manchester

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Wonderland
Palace Theatre Manchester

Wonderland at Palace Theatre Manchester in Manchester on Tuesday 25 April 2017. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do the…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Google Analytics Training - Manchester
Innospace, The Shed

Google Analytics helps you analyse visitor traffic and help you understand your customers. Most importantly it will help you to track your customers journey throughout the purchase cycle. That makes it easier to for you to help your current customers and win…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01613 272923
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Google PPC for eCommerce ( Google Shopping)Trainin
Innospace, The Shed,

Even if youve never heard of Google Shopping before ‐ youve almost certainly seen it in action Just try searching Google for specific product or brand names and an array of pictures prices and merchants will appear ‐ right at the top…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01613 272923
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IP EXPO Manchester
Manchester Central

IP EXPO Manchester is part of Europes number ONE enterprise IT event series designed for those looking to find out how the latest IT innovations can drive business growth and competitiveness. Now in its 3rd year the event showcases brand new exclusive…

Location: 0.5 miles away
Category: Business

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Manchester Online Seller Meetup
Innospace

Manchester Online Seller Meetup is freefor online sellers and retailers.Our events are perfect for any business aiming to grow online nationally or internationally. If you are thinking of starting to sell online you will learn proven strategies and tactics quicker through our…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01613 272923
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Wordpress SEO Training - Manchester
Innospace, The Shed,

Search Engine Optimisation SEO is the practice of improving the content on your website and manipulating aspects off it in order to get better placements on search engines and increase the organic traffic to your website. This is an important part of…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07518 839629
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MCR Student Night Out
Manchester City Centre

MCR Student Night Out organised by Manchesters Business Improvement District Manchester BID and Manchester Arndale in collaboration with Capital Manchester and UNiDAYS ‐ will see the city come alive with Captial FM DJs street food top brand pop‐up stalls Lancashire County…

Location: 1 mile away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Absolute Bowie
Waterside Arts Centre

Absolute Bowie: Celebrating the life of David BowieThere will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01619 125616
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Mike and Me and Friends Charity Night for Polly
The Atherton Arms Pub

Our plans for an evening of entertainment for local mum Polly Haydock are well underway. For those who dont know we are helping Pollys Angels raise money for Pollys ongoing and much needed treatment in the best way we can..by offering…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07445 204060
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The Grand Re-Launch
Dice Lounge

Were excited to announce that we will be Re‐Launching at the end of this month‐ Under new management.‐ New drink offers.‐ Brand new events calendar.‐ New interior.Joining us for our GRAND RE‐LAUNCH Guest DJ for the evening... House Hip Hop Dancehall and…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07933 743151
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May Day Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

A wide range of old stationary steam engines have been rescued and restored by volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society. Some of the engines are now unique the only ones of their kind to survive today anywhere in the world…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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Mixed Presents: Dappy Live
Liquid & Envy, Oldham

Mixed presents Dappy live.The former N‐Dubz rapper will be live performing all his tracks live on Liquid stage.Now going solo he had a UK hit with No Regrets which peaked at Number 1 in the UK charts & Beautiful Me. 2017 being…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: n/a
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Muslim Marriage Event Manchester
Royal Nawaab Manchester

We are holding the next muslim marriage event on Sunday 30th April 2017 at Royal Nawaabs 1008 Stockport Road Levenshulme Manchester M19 3WN.Open Event Open to all MuslimsAn event to provide a platform for people seeking partners in marriage is now taking…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07738 638325
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Northern Ballet | Casanova
The Lowry

Consumed by his desires Casanova lived every minute in a whirlwind of scandal and excess. But theres more to the man. This original ballet will expose a story so sensational you wont believe its real.This spine‐tingling spectacle of 18th century decadence will…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208000
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Why Organisation Values and Behaviours? Free Busin
The Workplace

If your organisation wants to clearly communicate what it stands for both internally and to the wider world having developed values and behaviours will go a long way. More than statements on your reception wall or a page in your company policies…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 08444 068008
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Northern Ballet | Goldilocks & the Tree Bears
The Lowry

One day her curiosity leads her to a house full of many surprises. With a family of friendly bears a beautiful blue bird and bowls of delicious porridge this ballet is just rightBringing this classic childrens story to life Goldilocks & the…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208000
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Gandeys Circus
Gandey's Big Top

Gandeys Your Circus will be coming to Leigh this May with an incredible new production which we know will amaze and thrill all the family. This award‐winning show featuring an array of international artistes is an unmissable treat.Gandeys reputation for producing premier…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Monochrome photography exhibition
St. James's House

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionThe Monochrome format simplifies and strengthens our photographs. We draw attention to what caught our eye. We highlight patterns of light and shadow or use light falling across a…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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Third Week in August
Bolton Little Theatre

When Sue decides to try and get away from everybody on a solo caravan holiday little does she realise that shes booked into the caravan site from hell She is soon taken under the wing of expert but inadequate caravanner Neville when…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204 524469
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Introduction to Investors in People. Free Workshop
The Workplace

Introduction to Investors in People is a practical workshop designed to help you explore IIP and what it can mean for your organisation. With interactive exercises the session will help you ascertain where you are against the Standard and how to identify…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 08444 068008
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IED North
The Lowry

Taking place on 10 May 2017 at the Lowry Hotel Manchester the IED North Conference will be bringing together economic development regeneration and business leaders from across the Northern region and beyond to discuss how the public and private sectors can work…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02082 678103
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Manchester Multichannel Conference: Free tickets!
UKFast Campus

Following on from the success of our 2016 Manchester conference were excited to bring you another useful conference for online sellers on collaboration with Digitl.The event will follow a similar format to our other events but will take place during the day…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01613 272923
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Strictly Come Dancing Stars Anton Du Beke & Erin B
Village Hotel & Leisure Club Manchester

Youll see Anton & Erin perform their Breathtaking Ballroom showcase up close & personal for a truly intimate experience unlike any other learn to dance with the stars hear all about their Strictly experiences with our fun Q&A session hosted by Anton…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 08001 601770
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Public Sector Cyber Security Conference
Old Traffords

The Public Sector Cyber Security Conference boasts a variety of outstanding speakers from across public sector and IT security. Each one has been handpicked based on their experience and professional background to ensure that all delegates benefit from relevant high‐quality presentations. Throughout…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)1612 958150
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Professor Brian Cox Live
Manchester Arena

Now coming to even more venues across UK and Ireland in Spring 2017 its the hotly anticipated tour by the acclaimed Professor Brian Cox OBE. The show will take audiences on a dazzling journey through space and time delving into high science…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Professor Brian Cox
Manchester Arena

Professor Brian Cox at Manchester Arena in Manchester on Sunday 21 May 2017. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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London Posse - 30th Anniversary Tour - First Shows
Rebellion

London Posse30th Anniversary Tour ‐ First Shows in Over 20 Years Sunday 21st May 7pm ‐ The Jazz Cafe London NW1 7PG ‐ SOLD OUTMonday 22nd May 7pm ‐ The Fleece Bristol BS1 6JJTuesday 23rd May 7pm ‐ Rebellion Manchester M1 5WZThursday…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02078 339544
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The Chinese State Circus - Dynasty
Torkington Park

The internationally acclaimed Chinese State Circus is coming back after a break of three years returning to its roots in an innovatively spectacular new production DYNASTY.The incomparable Chinese State Circus will be playing at Torkington Park Hazel Grove from Tuesday 23rd…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08444 155228
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The Operating Theatre Summit and Exhibition 2017
Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester

The The Operating Theatre Conference 2017: The future of surgery boasts a variety of outstanding speakers from multiple sectors. Each one has been handpicked based on their experience and professional background to ensure that all delegates benefit from relevant high‐quality presentations.Come and…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)1612 950115
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8th Annual Nuclear Decommissioning and Waste Manag
The Point, Emirates Old Trafford

Back for its 8th year the Nuclear Decommissioning and Waste Management Conference Europe is Europes premier platform to unite the industrys leaders.An unavoidable increase in reactor retirement combined with a lack of experience in decommissioning projects leads to numerous challenges for the…

Location: 1.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02073 757182
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Tourist Attractions


Imperial War Museum North

The museum tells people's stories of war and its impact. Built by Daniel Libeskind to resemble three shards of a shattered globe, representing conflict on land, air and water.Opened at The Quays in Trafford Park, Manchester in July 2002 and created to give northern audiences access to the…

Museum of Science and Industry

See thunderous cotton machinery demonstrated by our Presenters in the Textile Gallery.Weekdays 3:00pmWeekends 11:00am & 3:00pm…

The Lowry

A dazzling, award winning building in a stunning waterside location. One of the most exciting art galleries in Britain, explore L S Lowry's life and work in ways that might surprise you and discover something new in our other gallery spaces. Opening its door to the…

Dunham Massey

Country estate including mansion with important collections and 'below stairs' areas, impressive garden and deer park. An early Georgian house built around a Tudor core, Dunham Massey was extensively reworked in the early years of the 20th century. The result is one of Britain's most sumptuous…

Urbis

Urbis explores Urban culture and the cities of today and tomorrow through four floors of exhibitions about city life. Our exhibition programme features international large‐scale exhibitions offering unique insights into the dynamic culture of the modern city, with innovative explorations of design, architecture, graffiti, music and the…

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